Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 31, 1936 · Page 101
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 101

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, December 31, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, DECEMBER 31 • 1936 Sec. A-5 NOTABLE DEATHS OF 1936 LISTED AS YEAR CLOSES ,King George, Rudyard Kipling, Zaharoff Among Those to Go. The end of the year sees the statisticians particularly active. The progress of the nation the past year will be measured by glowing figures. But there is one list that is never optimistically presented, yet it is an inevitable Jist—Necrology, tlle record of the de;td. j The year 1936 was marked, it | would seem, by the deaths of | more than the average number of important people. King George Rudyard Kipling, Louis Bleriot, Sir Basil Zaharoff. John Hays j Hammond, Charles Curtis, Schu- \ mann-Heink, Albert C. Ritchie j and James Couzens were a few i of the notables who passed away j during the year. | For anybody's interest in the subject, here is a list of outstanding individuals claimed by death in 1936. Jan. 9—John Gilbert, screen actor. I Jan. 12—John F. Hylan, ex- mayor of New York. j Jan. 16—Annie Russell, veteran American actress. Jan. 13—Rudyard Kipling, British pocs and story writer, j Jun. 20—King George V of Great Britain. I Jan. 25—George W, Wicker- j sham, former attorney general of ; United States, ! Jan. 23—Oscar K. Allen, gover- | nor of Louisiana. 1 Feb. 8—Charles Curtis, former j senator and vice president, in : Washington. j Feb. "22—Henry L. Roonevelt, '< assistant secretary of the navy. ! Feb. 24—Albert C. Ritchie, for- j mer governor of Maryland. j Feb. 27—Antonio ijonu, bari- '• tone, in Naples, ] Prince Serge Jldviaiii at Dclray, Beach. Fla. . April 7—Marilyn Miller, Musical . comedy star. j April 18—Louis Me Henry] Howe, secretary to President j Roosevelt. ] April 24—Finlcy Peter Dunne, ! creator of "Mr. Dooley." April 28—King Fuad 1 of Egypt. May 5—Milo Reno, head of Farmers' Holiday association. ! May 17—Len Small, ex-govcr- i nor of Illinois. | May If;—Archbishop Pascual i Diaz of Mexico. | June 2—Cyrui Hall McConnick j of Chicago, former head of Inter- ; national Harvester company. i June 3—Congressman Joseph W, j Byrns of Tennessee, speaker of I the house. I June b—John Hav.; Hammond, | Sr. • j June 14—Gilbert K. Chesterton, ! English author and critic. : June 17—Henry B. Walthal, ac- j tor. Senator Duncan V. Fletcher of i Florida. ; June 18—Maxin Gorky. Russian I author. i Bernard W. von But'.ow, German fortign minister. July 10—Joe Humphreys, vet- , eran light announcer. ' July '2—S. Parks Cadman, • clergyman. | July 16—Senator Luuis Murphy , of Iowa. | Aug. 2—Louis Bleriot of France, first to fiy the English Channel. Aug. 7—Congressman M. A. Zioncheck of Washington. Aug. 22—Floyd B. Olson, governor of Minnesota. Aug. 27—George H. Dern, secretary of war. Sept. 13—Magnus Johnson, former senator and representative from Minnesota. Sept. 14—Irving Thalbcrg, movie producer. Sept 28—Rear Admiral W. S. Sims, U. S. N., retired. Oct. 22—James Couzens, United States senator from Michigan. Nov. 17—Mine. Ernestine Schumann-Heink. operatic and concert contralto. Nov. 23—O. P. Van Swcringen of Cleveland, railroad magnate. Nov. 27—Sir Basii Zaharoff. "mystery man" of Europe and war mur.itions magnate. Dec. 2—John Ringling last of circus brothers, in New York. Dec. 10—Luigi Pirandello .famed Italian playwright and Nobel prize winner. Dec. 25—Arthur Brisbane, noted newspaperman and columnist. Extend Deadline for Chauffeur Licenses DES MOINES, (ff)— Lew Wallace, state motor vehicle department superintendent, has extended the deadline for obtaining 1937 chauffeurs' licenses from Dec. 31 to Jan. 16. Wallace said the deadline was extended because of a rush of applicants in the last week. Of the 26,000 chauffeurs licensed last, year, 13,000 have obtained new licenses. CURRAN NAMES HUSH ASSISTANT Secretary of Agriculture- Elect Has Conference With Kraschel. DES MOINES, (IP)— Thomas L. Curran of Ottumwa, agriculture secretary-elect, announced the ap- pointment of Homer Hush of Essex, as~ assistant secretary. Curran, a democrat, made the announcement following a conference in the office of Governor- Elect Nels G. Kraschel. Hush, who served as a republican state senator for the last four years, operates a farm in Montgomery county. During the last campaign, however, he bolted the republican party and organized the Iowa Farmers Committee for Roosevelt. Of Hush, Curran said: "He is equipped, perhaps more than any other available man in the state, to co-ordinate the agencies of the federal government and the independent agencies of Iowa for the benefit of Iowa fann- ers. "His : acceptance insures efficient and non-partisan administration of the duties imposed upon my office." 1 When a nation devalues its money to win foreign trade, it is like a checker player saying: "Well, I've decided to call all of my men kings."—Tulsft, Okla., World. Halt Is Ordered in Shipment of Parts by General Motors DETROIT, (fP) —General Motors corporation officials said "temporary orders" have been' issued to halt shipments from various companies supplying its divisions with parts. The action came, they said, because *of a threatened glass shortage and threats of strikes in "key" General Motors plants. The purpose, an official of Gen- eral Motors said, was to keep incoming shipments of parts in line with the demands of General Motors units. Civil War Veteran Dies at Iowa City IOWA CITY, (JP) — Ebenezer Hinchcliffe, 91, one of Johnson county's few remaining Civil war veterans, died here Wednesday after a short illness. Only two vet-^ erans are now living in the county. MAY 1937 bring you good luck Central Shoe Shop Win. Chillis 117 So. Fed. Oil Concession in Afghanistan Goes | to U. S. Company I LONDON, if?) — A 75 year old j oil concession opening 270,000 square miles of virgin territory in Adghanistan has been awarded to a United States firm, the Inland Exploration company of New York, high diplomatic di'des said today. Ogden L. Mills, former secretary of (he treasury, is one of the financiers backing the Inland company, these high sources asserted. Waukon Church Gets Bequest of $1,500 DALLAS, Tex., (IP)— The will of ' Adella M. Britain, filed for probate here Wednesday, contained a bequest of $1,500 to the First Baptist church of Waukon, Iowa, "in memory of my father, George W. Britain." "Under secret sen-ice rules. everyone who approaches the president must do so with empt> hands." Yes, but must they be outstretched, palms upward','— 1Va5bln£lon Post. MAKE THIS KEY YOUR OWN! Every woman to<fay realizes that her home is one place that always keeps her rushing:. 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